Missing Woman

UPDATE: Jaymie Ritchey’s body found. According to KMUD News, Jaymie Ritchey has been missing since Wed., Oct. 19th, 2011.  She was last seen on Redwood Drive hitch-hiking to Garberville around midnight or 1 am.  Jaymie previously worked at Redway Liquor, but not for the last couple of years. Jaymie is described as a 40 year old female with red, shoulder length

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Banks–The New Targets of the Federal Crackdown Against Medical Marijuana?

In what appears to be an effort to destroy the burgeoning medical marijuana industry, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag sent a warning letter to Chase Bank.  The letter threatens the bank (which holds the mortgage on a piece of property that currently contains a dispensary) may face charges and any money they have received in the past from the property may

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Photos of Children with Marijuana Plants Result in Charges

Stanislaw Kopiej UPDATE: The  Times Standard’s Thaddeus Greenson notes that the son of Stanislaw Kopiej, Stacio Kopiej, was arrested earlier this month and charged with transportation of marijuana. In Humboldt’s latest big bust,  where an entire United Nations’ cast of characters were arrested, Stanislaw Kopiej and his wife, Nathida, “face charges of felony child endangerment after officers reportedly found pictures

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McKinleyville Bank Robbery

Lost Coast Out post covered the McKinleyville bank robbery as it happened yesterday. Today the Sheriff released information. Humboldt CO. Sheriff Press Release: On Thursday, October 20, 2011 at about 1330 hours, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a bank robbery at the McKinleyville Ray’s Food Place Coast Central Credit Union Branch. Deputies responded to the bank

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Police Find Suspect Wanted in 2008 Slaying Near Alderpoint

Robert L. Lee–murder suspect recently found in Virginia Ryan Christopher Carroll-murder suspect Reetpaul Singh Rana–murder victim In September of 2008, Reetpaul Singh Rana came to Humboldt Co. probably looking for marijuana.  His 1996 Saab was found September 10th, 2008 near Big Lagoon. It had been torched. On the 13th, his body was found in some woods along the Dyerville Loop

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WOW! Bust-O-Rama!

Stanislaw Kopiej UPDATE:  The Times Standard has a followup on the story.  Among the new pieces of information: The couple is being charged with felony Child abuse. Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On Wednesday October 19, 2011 at about 0820 hours, Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Special Services Division served a search warrant in the 3000 block of

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